Health

A biting issue Coming to Switzerland? Watch out for ticks

A cold winter in Switzerland has meant that there is now an above-average number of ticks around already this season.

Nouvo The ticks attack

Ticks are spreading more than usual this year in Switzerland. If not treated properly, their bite can cause serious diseases. Here's how to ...

Failed war on drugs Southeast Asia seeks new solutions to drug crisis

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Former Swiss President Ruth Dreifuss tells swissinfo.ch about a shift in drugs policy in Thailand and Myanmar.

Game on Women’s childbearing stress cut by video game

A pilot study found the brief use of a computer game helped women reduce post-traumatic stress symptoms after an emergency cesarean section.